Here you can find GST rates items and chapter wise detail along with HSN coe. in PDF format. We update GST rates page regularly. Here you can also download PDF file and save it on your mobile or desktop to open it instantly. The final GST rates are 5%, 12%, 18% and 28%. The GST rates pdf files are given here approved by the GST Council.
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GST Rates 2017 – Quick Summary
|0% (Exempt)||Food grains, milk, eggs, curd, unpacked paneer, natural honey, atta, besan, common salt, vegetable oil, Fish seeds, gur, fresh meat,|
|5%||Coffee, Tea, Spices, pizza bread, rusk, Edible Oil, Sugar, Frozen vegetables, branded paneer, umbrella, kerosene, LPG, brooms, Chalk
Coal (Currently @ 11.69%)
|12%||Computers, Processed Foods
Butter, cheese, ghee, dry fruits, animal fat, namkeen, fruit juice, water, Bio-Gas, cellphones
|18%||Hair Oil, toothpaste and soaps
Capital goods and Industrial Intermediaries
Iron & steel, fountain pen, Indian Katha, Jams, soups, ice cream, toilet and facial tissues, camera, speakers
|28%||Small cars plus a cess of up to 3%
Consumer Durables such as AC, fridge, washing machine, shavers, heaters etc.
BMWs, aerated drinks, cigeratte
Cement, chewing gums, Pan masala, perfume, shampoo, fireworks,
In this regard, the official notification has been issued as per discussions in the GST Council Meeting held on 18th May, 2017. You can download the notifications for GST Rates in PDF at the end of this article.
The GST rate structure was awaited by every person as what will be the impact of GST on the goods?? Another question was whether there will be increase in the burden of tax on consumers or it reduce??
The final GST rate of tax imposed on final consumer in current indirect tax regime is about 30-31% after the cascading effect.
These questions are answered as the rate structure under GST has been finalized. The GST rates which are finalized in council held on 18th May, 2017 in Srinagar are 5%, 12%, 18% and 28%. It is four-tier tax structure. There are 98 chapters in which the final rate structure is divided. It imposes lower tax on essential items and a higher rate on luxury items. After the announcement, everyone is evaluating their position and its impact on them.
GST Rates – Effect of announcement
- The basic goods should be available at affordable price so, sugar, tea, coffee and edible oil fall under the 5% slab while cereals, milk will be part of exempt goods. Whereas the ready to eat food such as Maggie are kept out of this category.
- The rate of capital goods and industrial intermediate items is 18%. This will have a positive effect on the manufacturers as input credit will be available for all capital goods. This will also promote MAKE IN INDIA launched by Mr. Narindra Modi.
- The rate if tax on coal is decreased from 11.69% to 5%. This is beneficial to the power sector and heavy industries whose coal is main energy supply. This could also curb inflation.
- Toothpaste, soaps will be taxed @ 18% instead of 28%. The fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands shall get the benefit of reduction in tax rate.
- The applicable rate will be 18% for the restaurants serving alcohol
- The education and healthcare are exempt under GST
- Services for Non-AC restaurants will be covered under 12% tax rate
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